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Warwick English Postgraduate Symposium

9am - 5pm, Thu, 25 May '17
Location: H5.45

The English and Comparative Literary Studies Department cordially invites all to the 13th Annual Postgraduate Symposium.

Thursday 25th May 2017


H 5.45

Please join us for a programme of new departmental research, followed by a wine reception. This is a fantastic opportunity for MA, PhD and MPhil students within the department to gain conference experience in a friendly setting. This event is designed to facilitate research exchange and to strenghten the bonds within our postgraduate community.

There is no theme for the conference - papers on any topic will be considered. Papers should be 20 minutes in length and will be organised into panels chaired by a member of the academic staff.

To apply, please submit a 250 word abstract and an academic biography of no more than 150 words to by the strict deadline of

Friday 17th March 2017

Attendance, as well as paper presentation, is free of charge. If you wish to attend, please email



Tue 20 Jun '17
Radical new voice in literary fiction secures publishing deal

Graduate of the Warwick Writing Programme Sophie Mackintosh has secured a publishing deal with Hamish Hamilton for her debut novel The Water Cure following a seven-way auction. For further details, see the press release.